Guwahati: As many as four police officers from Assam have been awarded the Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation for the year 2022.
Announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Barun Purkayastha, IPS, Superintendent of Police, Hojai, Mrinmoy Das, APS, Sub- Divisional Police Officer, Kaliabor, Nagaon, Rosy Talukdar, APS, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Hqr.), Hojai and Narayan Saikia, Sub- Inspector (UB), Dima Hasao District has been awarded the “Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation-2022”.
Notably, six other policemen from Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura have also been awarded the Excellence in Investigation award.
They are Rohit Rajbir Singh, SP (Arunachal Pradesh), Pyrkhatlang Suchiang, Dy SP (Meghalaya), Marchang Wungmahai, Sub Inspector (Manipur), Lalbelthangi, Sub Inspector (Mizoram), Tulakha K Sumi, Addl SP (Nagaland) and Emily Nandy, Sub Inspector (Tripura).
The “Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation” for the year 2022 has been awarded to 151 Police personnel.
This medal was constituted in 2018, with the objective to promote high professional standards of investigation of crime and to recognize such Excellence in Investigation.
Among the personnel receiving these awards, 15 are from CBI, 11 are from Maharashtra Police, 10 each is from Madhya Pradesh police and Uttar Pradesh Police, 8 each are from Kerala Police, Rajasthan Police and West Bengal Police and the remaining from the other States/UTs/Organizations. These include twenty-eight (28) women police officers.